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Tuesday November 24, 2020
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ONLINE Family Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Join us online using zoom for an all ages family storytime. We will read a few stories, sing songs, and share smiles together!

Please register in advance for this meeting.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
 
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ONLINE Book-A-Tech
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 

One-on-One computer assistance appointments.  Do you need help with email, downloading ebooks or audiobooks, Facebook, Twitter, etc.  Justin is here to help.   Please call for an appointment - Tuesday through Thursday 10 to 1 p.m.  This will be done using the Zoom platform. 

CONTACT:  Jill Adams  860-444-5805, x 2  
LOCATION: other
 
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ONLINE Write Night: a monthly writing group
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

A writing group that meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month.  A night of discussion on the creative art of writing and a space for inspiration, creativity and growth.  Bring your ideas, journals, works in progress and a desire to express yourself through the written word. 

Click here to register.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Gwen Mariani, author of The Growing Tree, facilitates this group.

CONTACT:  Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Wednesday November 25, 2020
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ONLINE Book-A-Tech
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 

One-on-One computer assistance appointments.  Do you need help with email, downloading ebooks or audiobooks, Facebook, Twitter, etc.  Justin is here to help.   Please call for an appointment - Tuesday through Thursday 10 to 1 p.m.  This will be done using the Zoom platform. 

CONTACT:  Jill Adams  860-444-5805, x 2  
LOCATION: other
Thursday November 26, 2020
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THANKSGIVING DAY - LIBRARY IS CLOSED
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: other
Friday November 27, 2020
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ONLINE Teen Fleece Tie Pillow
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 
If your brain is full of spiders and you’ve got garlic in your soul, this program might be for you. Join us for a live virtual craft night where we will make our own fleece-tied Grinch pillows. Whether you’re in the holiday spirit, or a complete Grinch, all are welcome to join. All craft materials and bonus hot chocolate kit provided.
 
Registration is required for those 12 and up for this Zoom event.  Please click here to register in advance for this meeting as space is limited.  Once your spot is confirmed, you will receive an email containing information about joining the meeting.  Then call us at 860-444-5805 ext 3 or visit the library to pick up your craft kit!
 
 
CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Saturday November 28, 2020
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Grab & Go Craft
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

Drop in anytime during the next two weeks to pick up supplies to make a night scene silhouette craft at home.  Check our Facebook page for a step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your craft.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Children's Room
Monday November 30, 2020
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ONLINE Family Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Join us online using zoom for an all ages family storytime. We will read a few stories, sing songs, and share smiles together!

Please register in advance for this meeting.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
 
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ONLINE Tween Book Club
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

 

Join us for an online zoom discussion of Artemis Fowl by Erin Colfer.  Multiple copies will be available in the children's room. 

When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll. 

Registration required for those 11 to 15 years old.  Please click here to register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Tuesday December 1, 2020
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ONLINE Family Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Join us online using zoom for an all ages family storytime. We will read a few stories, sing songs, and share smiles together!

Please register in advance for this meeting.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Wednesday December 2, 2020
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ONLINE Guest author Jeff Benedict
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

It's a pleasure to welcome back our very own Jeff Benedict to talk about his newest title The Dynasty.  How was the Patriots dynasty built? And how did it last for two decades? In The Dynasty, acclaimed journalist Jeff Benedict provides richly reported answers in a sweeping account based on exclusive interviews with more than two hundred insiders.

Bank Square Books in Mystic will be handling all sales of Jeff's books including The Dynasty and Tiger Woods. Click this link for more information.

This is a zoom event.  Please click here to register.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

CONTACT:  Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Thursday December 3, 2020
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ONLINE Family Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

 

Join us online using zoom for an all ages family storytime. We will read a few stories, sing songs, and share smiles together!

Please register in advance for this meeting.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Monday December 7, 2020
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ONLINE Preschool Scavenger Hunt
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

 

Click here to access the online Preschool Scavenger Hunt.  Good luck finding items around your house to match the questions!

Recommended for ages 3 and up during the entire month of December 2020.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: other
 
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ONLINE Guest Author: Marian Lindberg
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

We welcome Marian Lindberg, author of Scandal on Plum Island: a commander becomes the accused  (2020).  Deeply researched, involving historical figures as contrasting as Theodore Roosevelt and Susan B. Anthony, Scandal on Plum Island traces Major Benjamin Koehler’s career from respected officer to vilified outcast and turns up provocative information about his defense.

This is a zoom event.  Please click here to register.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Marian Lindberg is a lawyer, conservation specialist with The Nature Conservancy, and formerly an award-winning journalist.

CONTACT:  Information Desk  860-444-5805, x 2  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Tuesday December 8, 2020
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ONLINE Teen Harry Potter Mandrake Craft
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

 

Join us for a Harry Potter themed virtual craft night where we will create our own Mandrake plants out of clay.  Although the cries of the magical Mandrake plant can be extremely dangerous, we promise this activity will be perfectly safe (no earmuffs required).  Bring along your knowledge of Harry Potter because you'll have the chance to answer some trivia questions too!

Please click here to register for the zoom meeting and then stop in the children's room to pick up your kit filled with everything you need to join our virtual craft night.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Recommended for ages 10 and up.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Saturday December 12, 2020
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Grab & Go Craft
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

Drop in anytime during the next two weeks to pick up supplies to make a ABC soup craft at home.  Check our Facebook page for a step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your craft.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Children's Room
 
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Tellabration Storytelling
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for a virtual Tellabration, for families with Teresa Whitaker and Frank Schwartz!

Teresa and Frank awaken imaginations with story and music. They infuse world folk tales, myths and original stories with rhythm, movement, creative dramatics and song. Using voices, guitar, harp, banjo and percussion they invite audience participation and inspire a love for these timeless stories.

Please click here to register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Monday December 14, 2020
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ONLINE Speculative Fiction Book Discussion Series
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Time Machine by H. G. Wells (1895)  A gentleman inventor living in England, traverses first thousands of years and then millions into the future, before bringing back the knowledge of the grave degeneration of the human race and the planet.

This is a zoom discussion.  Please click here to register.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Pam Bedore facilitates this discussion series.  Pam is a professor of English at UConn, Avery Point.

CONTACT:  Information Desk  860-444-5805, x2  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Wednesday December 16, 2020
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ONLINE Bookmarkers Book Club
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

 

Bookmarkers Book Club for those 9 to 12 years old online via zoom.

Multiple copies of Dealing with Dragons ​by Patricia Wrede will be available in the children's room.

Click here to register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
 
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ONLINE The Bobcat - Connecticut's Secretive Wild Cat
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The “Bobcat – Connecticut’s Secretive Wild Cat” presentation focuses on the natural history of bobcats in Connecticut, an overview of bobcat habitat, diet, behavior, reproduction, and current research efforts. Mountain lions will also be discussed.

This is a zoom event.  Please click here to register.   After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We welcome back Paul Colburn, a certified Master Wildlife Conservationist (MWC). 

 

CONTACT:  Information Desk  860-444-5805, x 2  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Thursday December 17, 2020
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ONLINE Page Turners Book Club
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM

 

Page Turners Book Club for those 6 to 9 years old online via zoom.

Multiple copies of Juana and Lucas by Juana Medina will be available in the children's room.

Click here to register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Thursday December 24, 2020
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CHRISTMAS EVE - LIBRARY IS OPEN 9 TO 1 P.M.
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LOCATION: other
Friday December 25, 2020
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CHRISTMAS DAY - LIBRARY IS CLOSED
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: other
Saturday December 26, 2020
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Grab & Go Craft
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

Drop in anytime during the next two weeks to pick up supplies to make a snowy scene craft at home.  Check our Facebook page for a step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your craft.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Children's Room
Monday December 28, 2020
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Grab and Go: Tween Craft Kit
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

 

 

During vacation week, stop in while supplies lasts for a grab and go Tween Craft Kit including instructions and materials on how to create a paracord bracelet and a ninja on a skateboard.  Recommended for ages 10 and up.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Children's Room
 
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ONLINE Preschool Scavenger Hunt
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

 

Click here to access the online Preschool Scavenger Hunt.  Good luck finding items around your house to match the questions!

Recommended for ages 3 and up during the entire month of December 2020.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: other
Tuesday December 29, 2020
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ONLINE Bilingual Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

 

Join us for a special storytime including songs, rhymes, and stories in both English and Spanish.  This program is online and recommended for all ages.

Please click here to register in advance for this zoom meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Wednesday December 30, 2020
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Grab and Go: New Year's Party Kit
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

 

Stop by the library to pick up a grab and go New Year's Party Kit complete with a craft and supplies to ring in the new year! 

Recommended for ages 3 and up.  Available 12/30/2020 from 12:00-8:00 p.m. and 12/31/2020 from 10:00-5:00 p.m. or while supplies lasts.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Children's Room
 
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ONLINE Hibernate, Migrate or Play in the Snow!
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

 

Learn about local wildlife species and their methods for making it through a cold New England winter.  Meet a migratory bird, reptiles, and amphibians that hibernate!  This is an online zoom family program for kids of all ages presented by the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center.

Click here to join this zoom meeting.
Meeting ID: 854 0091 6279
Passcode: 996246

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference
Thursday December 31, 2020
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Grab and Go: New Year's Party Kit
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

 

Stop by the library to pick up a grab and go New Year's Party Kit complete with a craft and supplies to ring in the new year! 

Recommended for ages 3 and up.  Available 12/30/2020 from 12:00-8:00 p.m. and 12/31/2020 from 10:00-5:00 p.m. or while supplies lasts.

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Children's Room
Saturday January 2, 2021
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Online Teen Galaxy in a Jar
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

 

 

Create your own galaxy in a jar while also learning about the night sky, constellations and our solar system. 

Recommended for ages 12 and up.  Please click here to register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services  860-444-5805 Ext. 3  
LOCATION: Zoom Video Conference

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